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Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 5:35 AM

CAST A LINE

Our location allows for fishing of both Lake Michigan and Lake Huron, and don’t miss out on the inland lakes and rivers as they offer great fishing as well.
CAST A LINE
Lake and Pond Fishing 

Downtown St. Ignace Fishing Pier at Chief Wawatam park offers worm and artificial bait fishing in the cool, deep waters of Lake Huron. 

Brevort Lake is a 4,233 acre lake that offers many recreational opportunities including boating and fishing. Boat access is from the center of the campground on Boedne Bay. Day Fee is $4.00 Fish Species: Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Crappies, Muskellunge, and Sunfish. Directions: See page 19. 

Castle Rock Ponds is a small lake with shorefishing access. It is less than five acres and managed by the federal government. Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week, there is no fee to access this area. Fish Species: Yellow Perch | Bait: Worms 

Directions: Off I-75, take Exit 348 (Castle Rock), then take Lant Road to Castle Rock Road.

Castle Rock Ponds is a small lake with shorefishing access. It is less than five acres and managed by the federal government. Open 24 hours a day/7 days a week, there is no fee to access this area. Fish Species: Yellow Perch | Bait: Worms Directions: Off I-75, take Exit 348 (Castle Rock), then take Lant Road to Castle Rock Road

River and Stream Fishing 

Carp River Campground is in a quiet, rustic setting adjacent to the wild and scenic Carp River, and is a great place to enjoy camping, fishing, hiking, canoeing, and kayaking. Access the river via one of the sets of stairs constructed along the riverbank.

Fish Species: Brook, Brown, and Rainbow Trout; Steelhead; Chinook, Coho, and Pink Salmon possible in the fall. 

Directions: From the intersection of US-2 and I-75, drive north on I-75 to exit 352. Turn right on County Road 123, then turn left on Mackinac Trail/Highway 63. Drive north approximately five miles, turn left onto FR 3445 and drive a quarter mile to the campground.

NEED BAIT? Purchase bait at one of the following locations:St. Ignace Ace Hardware | 7 S. State StreetSt. Ignace True Value | 300 S. State Street

Looking for a charter boat for the big waters?

EUP Fishing Charters (251-504-1046)

Dream Seaker Charters & Tours (888-634-3419)


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